Standing protectively over the mountains of Vũng Tàu, Christ of Vung Tau is in fact the world’s third tallest statue of Jesus. Towering at over 104 feet, this little known marvel actually stands taller than Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer (99 feet), one of the Seven Wonders of the World . Visitors are even allowed to climb the over 200 steps within the statue, walk along its arms, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the coast.
In this Learning Experience, discover the importance of balance. Not between yin and yang, or good and evil, but the balance of forces to ensure the stability of structures. Here, you will explore the concepts of center of mass, stability and moments, and how to apply them to construction and other fields. This Learning Experience is suitable for learners Secondary 4 and above.